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LJacksonCP1815926v1.pdf
Flying log book for flight engineer for C P Jackson, covering the period from 13 August 1944 to 17 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Blyton, RAF Hemswell and RAF Kirmington.…

PManningR1603.jpg
Photograph of nose art "Hellzapoppin'!!" with picture of Native American shooting a bomb from a bow and standing on an arrow. Minimum of 30 completed operations indicated. Annotated “Halifax II W7756 R Manning 10 Sqn”.

PManningR1604.jpg
Six airmen in desert uniform standing in front of a Halifax. On the reverse are the signatures of the crew and the identity of the aircraft - Halifax Mk II W7756. Four of the crew are identified as from the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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Neil Ramsey's account of his time at the Telecommunications Flying Unit, Defford, Worcester. The unit was divided into a defensive and an offensive section and because of his experience he was posted to the bomber section.
Various aircraft were…

MSharrockR2210141-180309-01.pdf
A brief history of 428 Squadron, formed at Dalton on 7 November 1942, part of No. 4 Group then transferred to No. 6 Group at Middleton St George. Some of the operations are discussed, as are the aircraft flown by the squadron. There is a list of…

LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964. Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber Command…

LTurnhamK1850743v1.pdf
Ken Turnham’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 27th October 1943 to 14th April 1945, recording training and operations as a Wireless Operator. Based at RAF Yatesbury (No. 2 Radio School), RAF Mona (No. 8…

MLawsonHA19210824-161128-010001.jpg
The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…

PThomasAF20050046.jpg
Each photograph views the port side of a Halifax, TL-P, in flight.

LChubbWF1890485v1.pdf
Flying log book for Bill Chubb, flight engineer covering the period from 12 September 1944 to 2 May 1945. Detailing his flying and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Topcliffe (1659 HCU) and RAF East Moor (432 Sqn). Aircraft…

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An extract from George's logbook with a summary of his flying in the RAF. It includes aircraft type, where and hours flown.

PCothliffKB15110048.jpg
An air to air photograph of a Halifax 'TL -P' flying above clouds. The photo is taken of the port side and slightly to the rear.
Information supplied with the collection states '35 Sqn. Halifax Mk.II P7676 TL-P being flown by PO. Reg Lane on 12 May…

PCothliffKB15110065.jpg
An air to air photograph of the port side of a Halifax 'LQ-R', taken from another Halifax.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Halifax Mk. II W7710 LQ-R "Ruhr Valley Express" of 405 " Vancouver" Sqn. This aircraft failed to return…

PCothliffKB15110103.jpg
Five men at work on the port engines of an Halifax.

PLaneRJ15010002.jpg
A Halifax in flight taken from the port/rear. It has code 'TL-P'. On the rear are signatures of 'GJ Philipps, R. Lane F/Lt, G. Williams, A. Hailey [indecipherable]'.
Also a copyright stamp for 'Aeroplane' magazine.
Information supplied with the…

LHughesCL133498v1.pdf
C. L. Hughes’ Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 8th January 1942 to 8th July 1945, detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as a navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Charlottetown (32 Air Navigation School),…

LSimpsonHEW1806333v1.pdf
Sergeant Henry Simpson’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 31st August 1943 to 7th June 1944, detailing his training and operations as a flight engineer. He was stationed at RAF Blyton (1662 Conversion Unit)…

LCarpenterRB1291451v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post…
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